Members from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment recently conducted training exercises at the Convention Centre in preparedness for the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Major Travis Day acknowledged that entry into such a building provided invaluable training for their search teams and presented the Centre with a plaque in appreciation of its ongoing support.
Held in November, the Northern Australia Investment Forum, an invitation only event, attracted 550 delegates including upwards of 100 global investors. It presented and connected these high-level investors with projects, opportunities and information about investing in Northern Australia.
Cairns Convention Centre’s Satchels for Schools Program has grown during 2017 to include a variety of items clients and exhibitors wish to donate. Recently a large number of products were sent to schools in the gulf of Carpentaria, Cape York Peninsular and to nursing homes in Georgetown, Normanton, Aurukun and Weipa.
The management and staff of the Convention Centre would like to thank our clients, patrons, industry partners and suppliers and the Cairns community for their support during 2017.
During the Australian Pipelines & Gas Association Convention, recently held in Cairns the broader energy debate was a major topic - in particular the concept of reliability, as the nation considers the evolution of our energy mix.